Definition of Paleacrita
1. Noun. Geometrid moths.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Geometridae, Geometridae
Member holonyms: Paleacrita Vernata, Spring Cankerworm
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paleacrita
Literary usage of Paleacrita
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1907)
"The antenna;, as Dr. Riley pointed out three years after he described his genus paleacrita (8th Mo. Report, p. 15 and 17), are nearly in agreement with ..."
2. ... Report of the United States Entomological Commission by United States Entomological commission (1883)
"... b, eggs, natural size and enlarged ; c, side view of an enlarged segment of larva ; d, dorsal view of same. (After Riley.) Fio. 2. paleacrita ..."
3. The Moth Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Moths of North America by William Jacob Holland (1903)
"... Genus paleacrita Riley There are reputed to be three species of the genus found in the United States. Only one of them, because of its economic ..."
4. Insect Pests of Farm, Garden and Orchard by Ezra Dwight Sanderson (1921)
"The spring canker worm (paleacrita-vcr- nata): a, larva—natural size; 6, eggs—natural size and enlarged; c, ..."